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Re: X11 {no}retro modifications

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 09:01:10PM +0000, Iain Hibbert wrote:
 > > It would be better if we could get it to display something else, like
 > > a daemon image or even a gradient fill, but as I recall from the last
 > > discussion that isn't entirely trivial.
 > FWIW I have had the following in my /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0 file for a few
 > years..
 > if [ -x /usr/games/random ]; then
 >   /usr/games/random -e 256; r=$?
 >   /usr/games/random -e 256; g=$?
 >   /usr/games/random -e 256; b=$?
 >   /usr/X11R7/bin/xsetroot -solid $(printf "rgb:%02x/%02x/%02x" $r $g $b)
 > fi

Sure... now imagine that what you have is a glitzy desktoppy thing
that does a fade-in from black, and you'll see why the stipples have
to go.

David A. Holland

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